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John Pilger has been awarded the Sydney Peace Prize. Pilger spoke brilliantly at this year’s Marxism 2009 organised by Socialist Alternative. CDs of all the talks, including Pilger’s, are available from Socialist Alternative. John has indicated he will be coming to Marxism 2010 next Easter in Melbourne.
Marxism 2009 over Easter in Melbourne was a great success. 764 people bought tickets. There were some great talks, including international speakers from the US, Egypt, the UK and Greece. One highlight for me was when Barbara Shaw, an aboriginal activist, finished speaking at our final rally and hundreds of people, mainly young comrades, began spontaneously to chant ‘Always was, [...]
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The Marxism 2009 conference, held over the Easter weekend in Melbourne, was a great success. 764 people attended the event, hearing talks and panel discussions with left wing speakers from Australia and overseas. A full report of the conference will be published soon. Audio and video from the conference will also be available. Marxism 2010 [...]
Updated Program for Marxism 2009 Easter weekend: Thursday April 9 until Sunday April 12 at Melbourne University For bookings and more information visit Marxism 2009 Thursday 9th April 6:30pm Public meeting: Challenging capitalism and war: featuring a left wing activist from Egypt Mamdouh Habashi, American socialist and author of a new book on the Vietnam [...]
Barbara Shaw, an Indigenous activist from Alice Springs, is speaking at Marxism 2009 on the Northern Territory Intervention: The latest land grab.
Socialist Alternative’s Marxism is the biggest and best left wing conference in Australia. Held over Easter in Melbourne, this year John Pilger, one of the world’s great investigative journalists, will be having a question and answer session. For details see marxism2009.
Marxism 2009 Conference Easter weekend: Thursday April 9 until Sunday April 12 at Melbourne University Faced with a world dominated by war, inequality and deepening economic crisis, there is no better time to gather to discuss the crucial task of challenging capitalism and fighting for a better world. Marxism 2009 will bring together hundreds of [...]
Marxism 2009 is now only around 7 weeks away. Don’t forget to get your ticket! Hear speakers from around the world. They include: left wing Egyptian activist Mamdouh Habashi; American socialist and author of a new book on the Vietnam War Joe Allen; Deutscher prize winning author Rick Kuhn; Lebanese socialist activist Bassem Chit; NT [...]
Every year, Socialist Alternative hosts its Marxism Conference over Easter at Melbourne University. This year Marxism 2009 promises to be a blockbuster of debate, discussion and elucidation. Israel’s current bombardment of Palestine has put the world spotlight back on events in the Middle East. With over 800, 900, 1000, 1300 Palestinians killed and thousands more [...]